FO3 Soil preparation

Soil preparation means consist mainly of scarification, harrowing, mounding and ploughing. Ploughing of abandoned fields which are going to be afforested is also included in annual soil preparation area (see table A), but it can not, however, be considered significant for forest biodiversity.


A) Annual soil preparation area (hectares)

Year
  Year  
1990
127 400
  2001
129 400
1991
126 200
  2002
122 600
1992
117 000
  2003
131 300
1993
120 400
  2004
123 100
1994
118 300
  2005
121 600
1995
126 800
  2006
122 300
1996
128 000
  2007
130 266
1997
120 200
  2008
135 324
1998
120 000
  2009
109 042
 
1999
119 000
  2010
97 594
2000
119 500
  2011
113 918


B) Cumulative soil preparation area (hectares)

Year

 

  Year

 

1950
5 000
 
1981
1 634 100
1951
8 000
 
1982
1 768 600
1952
10 800
 
1983
1 887 600
1953
13 600
 
1984
2 000 500
1954
18 400
 
1985
2 123 300
1955
23 700
 
1986
2 241 100
1956
31 700
 
1987
2 366 300
1957
43 600
 
1988
2 488 300
1958
53 800
 
1989
2 620 100
1959
68 000
 
1990
2 747 500
1960
78 900
 
1991
2 873 700
1961
96 000
 
1992
2 990 700
1962
122 900
 
1993
3 111 100
1963
174 600
 
1994
3 229 400
1964
233 300
 
1995
3 356 200
1965
307 300
 
1996
3 484 200
1966
378 400
 
1997
3 604 400
1967
449 600
 
1998
3 724 400
1968
504 200
 
1999
3 843 400
1969
563 300
 
2000
3 962 900
1970
625 200
 
2001
4 092 300
1971
699 300
 
2002
4 214 900
1972
775 000
 
2003
4 346 200
1973
853 100
 
2004
4 469 300
1974
928 400
 
2005
4 590 900
1975
1 029 500
 
2006
4 713 200
1976
1 112 600
 
2007
4 843 466
1977
1 201 400
 
2008
4 978 790
1978
1 290 200
 
2009
5 087 832
1979
1 389 100
 
2010
5 185 426
1980
1 506 700
 
2011
5 299 344

C) Soil preparation means

Year
Scarification
Harrowing
Mounding
Ploughing
Total
2001
31 756
61 411
27 633
5 089
125 889
2002
28 113
57 493
30 490
4 501
120 597
2003
32 769
56 310
35 249
5 267
129 595
2004
27 965
51 253
37 823
4 510
121 551
2005
27 002
45 976
42 304
4 341
119 623
2006
24 700
43 358
47 355
4 763
120 176
2007
22 983
43 835
56 706
3 912
127 436
2008
21 477
41 537
65 082
4 264
132 360
2009
14 889
34 092
53 036
4 166
106 183
2010
11 905
28 251
52 762
2 770
95 688
2011
13 773
29 153
66 751
2 642
112 319
   

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